4over4.com Launches Educational Program for New York City Students
ASTORIA, NY—May 06, 2011—The “Print Shop Day” program is expected to provide a much needed school/enterprise link to educate students in the New York City area about the printing industry and e-commerce as well as offer students insight into the diverse opportunities for growth and career opportunities they might consider, both in the printing industry and the online world. It also will provide the opportunity to tour a large-scale printing facility and learn about the printing process and how it interfaces with the print and digital media communication solutions available today.
4over4.com’s 30,000-square-foot production facility houses both traditional offset printing presses for large-scale, high-volume printing, as well digital printing presses typically used in smaller production runs. The facility also houses a vast collection of cutting, bindery and other equipment used in the printing production process.
The importance of the printing industry to contemporary American society cannot be overemphasized and is one of the most important industries in the media and communications sectors. It is largely responsible for the conceptualization, design and production of the graphical and print tools used for the meaningful and targeted dissemination of information to the public.
That being said, it is clear that the printing industry plays a central role in the activities of businesses, government and financial institutions, news and media agencies, marketing and advertising firms, legal institutions and schools, by providing the materials and tools for effective internal and external communication and interaction between these institutions and their staff, clients, and customers.
Building bridges between the printing and education sectors is vital, because there are numerous benefits to be enjoyed by both parties, and the 4over4.com “Print Shop Day” initiative is a step in this direction.
According to the company, “The 4over4.com ‘Print Shop Day’ initiative is all about creating vital awareness about the strategic relevance and importance of the printing industry to American society. We want students in the New York City to have a deeper understanding of how printing businesses affect them and contribute to making their world more meaningful—and by so doing, we also aim to expand their educational frontiers, and to positively inform and prepare them for possible career choices ahead.”
Benefits to the students are numerous, and include: an opportunity to relate what is taught in the classroom to a real-world situation; invaluable practical experience that can positively inform and shape future career goals, expectations or decisions; and contact with a viable local industry.
Participating schools, will have an additional means of curriculum enrichment, as the tours made to 4over4.com’s New York Printing facility will provide a well-rounded educational, informational and social experience for the students, while giving them a befitting introduction to corporate orientation and organizational structure that will help shape their outlook on possible career options for the future. 4over4.com is hopeful that local schools will take advantage of this opportunity and openly encourage participation.
The 4over4.com “Print Shop Day” program is already being hailed by observers as a worthwhile initiative, and a step in the right direction for the company. It is also interesting to note that 4over4.com has been identified severally for its contributions towards creating meaningful and sustainable developments in topical areas including the environment, conservation, eco-friendly printing, printing education, and social networking as a tool for small business synergy and development.
The new initiative by the company will no doubt be well received, and it is hoped that this new program will help fortify the vital link between educational institutions and enterprises for the development of our youth and the continued progress of our society.
Schools that are interested in scheduling a tour and participating in “Print Shop Day” are encouraged to contact 4over4.com via e-mail at Support@4over4.com.
4over4.com, a green printing company is an NYC Printing firm based in Astoria, NY, and one of the first online companies in the United States. 4over4.com provides unmatched technical and customer support and instant online pricing and ordering for full color printing services. Since 1999, 4over4.com has offered free expert file review and free online proofs without any obligation to purchase. As a company, we are strongly oriented towards sustainable environmental renewal, and we are happy to lead the way with environmentally and socially responsible printing practices and projects.
Source: company release.